A mid-17th century oak court cupboard Circa 1640-60
Lot 447
A Charles II oak court cupboard Circa 1660, possibly East Anglia
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
A Charles II oak court cupboard
Circa 1660, possibly East Anglia
The projecting boss embellished frieze above dentil mouldings, enclosing a pair of mitre-moulded cupboard doors centred by a panel, inlaid with the ownership initial triad JHE, within an applied oval moulded frame and spaced by bold split ring-turned mouldings, the panelled sides centred by a lozenge boss, the lower-section with a pair of ovolu-moulded integral frieze drawers with sectional corbel type detail, opening by unusual iron pull below the drawer, over a pair of mitre-moulded and pierced decorated cupboard doors, with triple panelled sides, the upper side panel applied with lozenge-shaped boss, on extended stile supports, 179cm wide x 64.5cm deep x 167cm high, (70" wide x 25" deep x 65.5" high)

Footnotes

  • Paper label to the inside dated July 1946 describes the piece as a James I oak court cupboard below a possible inventory number G-219. A label to the inside of one drawer reads Schedule 16.7.30/No 73.
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